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Exercises and supplements to enhance height - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, I am an 25 year old male. I am 5.4"/5.5". I have a lean body and no health issues. My concern is about my height. I just wanted to know is there any possibility that I can increase my age. As I am an XXX height also adds an confidence to my career as any other. Please guide me in this regard.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   There is always a growth till 30
Doctor :   Then your height is average indian height
Doctor :   Frankly speaking there are no meds for height improvement
Doctor :   It rather an natural process
User :   I just forgot to mention that I was a late born baby to my parents my mother was 45 and my father was 50
User :   Ok
Doctor :   The only means we can facilitate netter height is hanging from a pole
Doctor :   Thats has no issues to height
Doctor :   You just work up on more pull ups that will show some improvement
Doctor :   You should always be confident with self so will not have any issues
Doctor :   You fall in normal indian male height values
User :   Well I can try on pull ups and stretching exercises, in addition I am looking for some kind of suppliment that can boot my height
Doctor :   Make your food habits regular and healthy so that you can build up better body and physique
Doctor :   That can divert you from height concerns
Doctor :   As said there are no supplements for height boosting
Doctor :   Just follow healthy diet
User :   Frankly I did a small research on some of them, L-Arginine/L-Ornithine/HGH intakes I wanted to know if they would be of help in anyway
Doctor :   Its completely an natural process which can only be facilitated through some moderate exercises
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   Plz dont fall prye to such ads
Doctor :   They rather misguide
User :   Ok
Doctor :   Plz get confident with self and pursue physique development
Doctor :   That will cober up height issues for you
User :   So what will be such foods that help me gain my height
Doctor :   Foods high in protein
User :   I am an pure vegetarian
Doctor :   Like Soya/ dry fruits/ nuts
Doctor :   And meat
User :   Ok
Doctor :   Even COD liver oil has plenty supplements
Doctor :   Just stick on normal diet avoiding smoking/ alcohol consumption
Doctor :   there will good improvement in Development
User :   I am absolutely a big hater of smoking/alcohol
Doctor :   Thats great
Doctor :   Then you should have no issues
Doctor :   Plz divert your thoughts to body duiding rather than height
Doctor :   * building
User :   Ok Just wanted to know one thing, how is food like rice affect good health in conjunction to height/weight gain?
Doctor :   Yes they do help
Doctor :   rather pulses and cereals
Doctor :   Will help in boosting development
User :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   I think its better to take a natural way in getting my health issue work. I am happy for u r advice. Thank You.
Doctor :   Your welcome
Doctor :   Wishing you all the best
User :   Thank You
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting ,me
User :   :-)
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXXhere
Doctor :   Plz proceed with query
Doctor :   Are you there
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